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If you are an interpreter, a teacher of the Deaf, a Deaf person, or a parent

You are invited to:

Kent State University's

Educational Interpreting Workshop Series


                  Workshop 1:

Educational Interpreting:  Examining
Unique Perspectives and Skill Needs

          Dr. Linda L. Ross

                                                                           Educational Interpreter and
                                                                            Cultural Anthropologist

Saturday June 27, 1998
Kent Student Center, Room 319

Hosted by:
Kent State University and Contacts

Funded by a grant from ORCLISH and the Ohio Dept. of Education

Key Words:  Announcements, Conferences

Conference Agenda

9:00 am:  Introductions and Welcome

9:15 am:  Keynote Address
"Educational Interpreting: Examining Unique Perspectives           and Skill Needs"
       -- challenges and resolutions
       -- unique aspects and social roles
       -- unique challenges at each age level

12:00 n:  Lunch (on your own)
Student Center Food Court or Schwebel Room
                                     (reservations recommended)

1:00 pm:  Breakout Groups
Identification of available resources
Local success strategies

3:30 pm:  Reporting and Idea

3:50 pm:  Wrap Up

Results of sessions will be sent to participants and   
entered into the Kent State University home page.

Conference Costs:
Free of Charge:  Support from ORCLISH and          assistance from Contacts has allowed this workshop        series to be offered without charge to participants.


Conference Location:

Workshop #1 will be held at Kent State University's Student Center located at the intersection of E. Summit Street and Campus Center Drive (on right).  Student Center is across from or north of the KSU library which is the tallest of these buildings.

Park in the lot in front of the Student Center Complex and Library.   Bring your ticket to be validated.  If the lot is full, park across the street on Summit at any of the several lots available.

Enter the central lobby area with the fountain and take the elevators behind the fountain to the 3rd floor.  Room 319 is to the left, from the elevators.


     From the South--East or West:  Take Rt. 76 exit at Rt. 43 North (Kent) and head north (3 miles) until reaching Summit St.   Turn right to go up the hill, and through several lights until at the bottom of the hill (Campus Ctr. Dr. on right).  Turn left into Complex driveway and left again into the parking lot.

    From the North (271 or 77):  Take Rt. 480 East to Streetsboro where it becomes Rt. 14.  go 3 lights into town; turn right onto Rt. 43  South.  Travel 7 miles into Kent; turn left at stoplight on E. Main.  Go down the hill across RR tracks to light at Depyster St., turn right and go several blocks through Haymaker to stop sign at Summit.  Turn left; go up hill and down through several lights until at Campus Ctr. Dr. (on the right).  Turn left into Center Complex driveway and left again into the parking lot.

Registration Information:
Send your name and address to insure that you have
a seat and validated parking to this address:
Dr. Pamela Luft, 405 White Hall, KSU
             Kent, OH 44242
330-672-2294 (v); 330-672-2396(tty)

Please indicate if you are an interpreter, a parent, a teacher, or other.

Also indicate of you need any accommodations:
-- interpreter (sign or oral)
-- large print
-- other

Uploaded by:  Jessica Soltesz/Kent State University/Deaf Education Major